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France faced another day of strikes and confrontation on its streets on Thursday as the government grappled to restore fuel supply with senators just a few days away from voting on pension reform
21 October 2010 , 10:20Reuters11110
Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev, who was once a KGB agent stationed in London and bought Britain's The Independent newspaper in March, is launching a new paper, called "i," the Independent website said
19 October 2010 , 09:06RIA Novosti11450
The leaders of the oil and gas rich countries are expected to discuss a wide range of bilateral issues, but primarily cooperation in fuel and energy sector, the ministry said.
11 October 2010 , 10:52RIA Novosti13380
Russia may join an international project to supply Pakistan and Afghanistan with power from Central Asia, the Energy Ministry said Thursday, as the Kremlin seeks to regain influence in the region.
20 August 2010 , 10:40The Moscow Times22420
Almost all people who fled to Uzbekistan during ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan have returned to their homeland, a spokesman for the Uzbek foreign ministry said.
01 July 2010 , 08:24RIA Novosti10410
The latest Russia-U.S. spy scandal will not affect bilateral ties, the White House said Tuesday.
30 June 2010 , 08:12RIA Novosti14360
Ten people have been arrested in the US and charged with spying for Russia.
29 June 2010 , 09:36BBC News53550
The United Nations urged Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday to take quick, decisive action to end indiscriminate ethnic killing in its volatile south as the interim government braced for new attacks in the north.
16 June 2010 , 08:54The Moscow Times13180
Thousands of ethnic Uzbeks have massed at the Uzbekistan border in an attempt to escape violence in Kyrgyzstan which has left at least 138 dead.
15 June 2010 , 08:50BBC News14630
The Kyrgyz authorities will use all available resources to stabilize the situation in the south of the ex-Soviet Central Asian republic, where the death toll from riots has reached 12, the leader of the country's interim government said on Friday.
11 June 2010 , 11:59RIA Novosti13380
Scientists declared the 5-week-old BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico to be the worst in U.S. history on Thursday, while federal and oil industry officials capped a day of confusion by announcing they had suspended and then restarted their mud-pumping ``top kill.''
28 May 2010 , 10:08The Miami Herald15770
China and the United States pledged to form a task force to enhance cooperation on energy data such as consumption and inventory statistics to improve transparency in a volatile market.
26 May 2010 , 08:54Upstream39760
Senior officials from the US and China have urged better co-operation between the two nations, at the start of a high-level summit.
24 May 2010 , 09:50BBC News12530
A North Korean submarine's torpedo sank a South Korean navy ship on 26 March causing the loss of 46 sailors, an international report has found.
20 May 2010 , 09:01BBC News15730
Brazilian and Turkish government officials said Sunday that their leaders had brokered a tentative compromise with Iran in the international standoff over Iran’s nuclear program, a development that could undermine efforts in the United Nations to impose new sanctions on the Iranians.
17 May 2010 , 09:54The New York Times16200
Opponents of Kyrgyzstan's interim rulers stormed several regional government headquarters Thursday, threatening the delicate peace that has reigned since the violent overthrow of the president last month.
14 May 2010 , 10:30The Associated Press11870
Conservative leader David Cameron has become the UK's new prime minister after the resignation of Gordon Brown.
12 May 2010 , 07:53BBC News12100
Fifty-eight-year-old Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua died at his presidential villa on Wednesday, state TV has said.
06 May 2010 , 08:23BBC News16960
A new wave of unrest hit Kyrgyzstan on Monday, with violent protests in the suburbs of the capital and the south of the country, while ousted President Kurmanbek Bakiyev left Kazakhstan for an unknown destination.
20 April 2010 , 08:30RIA Novosti12820
The volcanic cloud of ash drifting in from Iceland has caused the longest closure of European airspace since World War II. Some scientists say the current event could be a warning sign of even bigger volcanic disruptions to come.
19 April 2010 , 08:08The Wall Street Journal23000